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Friday, April 20, 2007

Fame didn’t get her better treatment: The Nanny’s misdiagnosed cancer

She went to gynecologists, an internist, a hematologist (blood specialist), an oncologist/breast specialist, a vascular (vein and artery) specialist, and a neurologist (brain specialist) before discovering the cause of her bleeding, cramping, and painful sex to be early-stage uterine cancer. She refused radiation, but underwent surgery. She claims that fame didn’t get her better treatment, though it may have gotten more attention for Fran Drescher, star of the TV show “The Nanny,” and author of Enter Whining and now, Cancer Schmancer.

Advice to the rich, beautiful and famous: Find a doctor who sees your internal beauty—and sees it clearly.

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